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22 08, 2013

Building a better book title

2019-10-02T15:05:19-05:00August 22, 2013|Categories: Writing Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Titles represent anywhere from a few hundred to hundreds of thousands of words. They have to be worthy of all that hard work you put into your short story, novella or novel. And they must be marketable.

29 05, 2012

When it comes to writing, how much planning is too much?

2019-09-30T17:58:40-05:00May 29, 2012|Categories: Writing Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

If the first draft allows the writer to indulge in a carefree orgy of imagination, a Wild West of whimsy, and a devil-may-care series of experiments, then the editing process demands the writer to abstain, rein it in, and exorcise a host of demons.

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